University's civic journalism project, led by Dr. David Loomis and
a group of Elon School of Communications students, will host a forum
at 7:30 p.m. April 29 in the Paramount Theater in downtown Burlington.
make presentations reflecting the information they have gathered
about issues of importance to the Alamance County Latino community,
and a panel of representatives from Latino, business, public school,
non-profit and other area groups will discuss the issues raised
by the students' reporting. This discussion will be followed by
a question-and-answer period featuring the audience and panelists.
The event is
being promoted by Elon University's Enterprise Academy. The local
daily newspaper, the Burlington Times-News, has been a partner in
this civic journalism initiative, which is being funded by Elon
University and Project Pericles, which encourages civic engagement.